Who Killed Van Loon? (1947)

Genres - Crime  |   Sub-Genres - Whodunit  |   Run Time - 52 min.  |   Countries - UK  |  
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In this WW II crime drama, Johann Schmidt secretly frees a Dutch diamond cutter from a Nazi prison camp. He does it so he can uses the man's special talents for his own evil schemes. Before freeing him, wicked Schmidt killed the cutter's ex-partner and stole his raw diamonds. Now he threatens to kill the craftsman's daughter unless he cuts the stones. Fortunately, a persistent detective is on the case and brings Schmidt to justice.

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coercion, blackmail, camp, collection, concentration-camp, criminal, daughter, detective, ex-partner, freedom, investigation, investigator, killing, Nazism, opal, plans, prison, private-detective, scheme